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BMC Veterinary Research


  1. Content type: Research article

    Staphylococcal infection of the canine epidermis and hair follicle is amongst the commonest reasons for antimicrobial prescribing in small animal veterinary practice. Topical therapy with fusidic acid (FA) is ...

    Authors: Sian-Marie Frosini, Ross Bond, Anette Loeffler and Jo Larner

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:345

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies mention the use of topical acyclovir for the treatment of equine sarcoids. Success rates vary and since the bovine papillomavirus (BPV) lacks the presence of a kinase necessary to activate acy...

    Authors: Maarten Haspeslagh, Mireia Jordana Garcia, Lieven E. M. Vlaminck and Ann M. Martens

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:296

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The gold standard to diagnose adverse food reactions (AFRs) in the dog and cat is currently an elimination diet with subsequent provocation trials. However, those trials are inconvenient and client compliance ...

    Authors: Ralf S. Mueller and Thierry Olivry

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:275

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Control of animal tuberculosis (TB) through vaccination has emerged as a long-term strategy to complement test and slaughter control strategy. A pilot trial under field conditions was conducted in a goat herd ...

    Authors: Enric Vidal, Claudia Arrieta-Villegas, Miriam Grasa, Irene Mercader, Mariano Domingo and Bernat Pérez de Val

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:252

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The central premise for the commercialization of diets with hydrolyzed ingredients is that the small-sized digested peptides would be unable to crosslink allergen-specific IgE at the surface of tissue mast cel...

    Authors: Thierry Olivry, Jennifer Bexley and Isabelle Mougeot

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:251

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Compared with mammals, wound healing in reptiles is characterized by reduced wound contraction and longer healing times. The aim of this study is to describe the clinical and histopathological effects of topic...

    Authors: Joao Negrini, Elena Mozos, Alejandro Escamilla, José Pérez, Rosario Lucena, Rafael Guerra and Pedro J. Ginel

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:160

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Individual differences of mink, including color type, are speculated to affect the course of wound healing, thereby impacting wound assessment and management on the farms, as well as the assessment of wounds i...

    Authors: A. Jespersen, H. E. Jensen, J. F. Agger, P. M. H. Heegaard, P. Damborg, B. Aalbæk and A. S. Hammer

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:135

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  8. Content type: Research article

    CCNU and other treatment protocols are commonly offered to owners for the treatment of dogs diagnosed with cutaneous (epitheliotropic) T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Chemotherapy protocols provide variable benefits; ...

    Authors: Aurore Laprais and Thierry Olivry

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:61

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of cutaneous adverse food reactions (CAFRs) in dogs and cats is not precisely known. This imprecision is likely due to the various populations that had been studied. Our objectives were to syste...

    Authors: Thierry Olivry and Ralf S. Mueller

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2017 13:51

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Human inflicted bruises in slaughter pigs are hampering animal welfare, are an infringement of the animal protection act, and are a focus of public attention. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the g...

    Authors: Kristiane Barington, Jens Frederik Gramstrup Agger, Søren Saxmose Nielsen, Kristine Dich-Jørgensen and Henrik Elvang Jensen

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:247

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  11. Content type: Methodology article

    Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has been used clinically as a treatment modality for a variety of medical conditions including wound-healing processes. It is an attractive and emerging method to enhance wound h...

    Authors: Dominique Gagnon, Thomas W.G. Gibson, Ameet Singh, Alex R. zur Linden, Jaimie E. Kazienko and Jonathan LaMarre

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:73

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Ciclosporin is a selective immunomodulator used for the treatment of atopic dermatitis in dogs. A new 100 mg/ml oral solution formulation (Cyclavance®, Virbac) was developed as a pharmaceutical equivalent to the ...

    Authors: C. Navarro, L. Séguy, M. Vila and P. Birckel

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:54

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  13. Content type: Research article

    To diagnose cutaneous adverse food reactions (CAFRs) in dogs and cats, dietary restriction-provocation trials are performed. Knowing the most common offending food allergens for these species would help determ...

    Authors: Ralf S. Mueller, Thierry Olivry and Pascal Prélaud

    Citation: BMC Veterinary Research 2016 12:9

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